In comparing the Dodge Challenger GT's and the Ford Mustang EcoBoost's specifications and ratings, the Dodge Challenger GT has the advantage in the area of interior volume. The Ford Mustang EcoBoost has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency, reliability, resale value, overall quality score and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Dodge Challenger GT's and the Ford Mustang EcoBoost's specifications and ratings, the Ford Mustang EcoBoost is a better car than the Dodge Challenger GT.
Dodge Challenger GT vs. Ford Mustang EcoBoost Pricing
A used 2023 Dodge Challenger GT ranges from $33,631 to $44,760 while a used 2023 Ford Mustang EcoBoost is priced between $29,060 to $35,996. For a new model, the Dodge Challenger GT's price is between $33,364 and $46,619, with the Ford Mustang EcoBoost priced between $29,004 and $36,026.
Dodge Challenger GT vs. Ford Mustang EcoBoost Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Dodge Challenger GT loses 24.4 percent of its value and the Ford Mustang EcoBoost loses 21 percent of its value. This means the Ford Mustang EcoBoost retains 3.4 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Dodge Challenger GT.
Dodge Challenger GT vs. Ford Mustang EcoBoost Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Dodge Challenger is 7.9 out of 10 while the Ford Mustang's quality rating is 8.3 out of 10. This results in the Dodge Challenger being ranked 2 out of 15 Best Sports Cars and the Ford Mustang being ranked 1 out of 15. Out of 11 Best Coupes, the Dodge Challenger is ranked 3 and the Ford Mustang is ranked 2.
Dodge Challenger GT vs. Ford Mustang EcoBoost Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Dodge Challenger is 8.0 out of 10. For the Ford Mustang the reliability rating is 8.4 out of 10. This gives the Ford Mustang a slight advantage in reliability compared to the Dodge Challenger.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Dodge Challenger GT’s base engine makes 303 horsepower, and the Ford Mustang EcoBoost base engine makes 310 horsepower. The GT is rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 555 miles. The EcoBoost is rated to deliver an average of 24 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 450 miles.This gives the Ford Mustang EcoBoost the advantage in fuel efficiency and the Dodge Challenger GT the advantage in maximum range. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
While both models are sports cars, the Dodge Challenger GT has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The Ford Mustang EcoBoost has the advantage in the area of front leg room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the Dodge Challenger GT and the Ford Mustang EcoBoost have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.